Cloud computing pricing and economics News
May 19, 2015
Google has introduced a new instance type and reduced the costs of its IaaS cloud instances by up to 30%, putting new pressure on rival AWS.
April 30, 2015
Migrating workloads between clouds can be an expensive and tedious process. IT can alleviate that burden, however, with the right automation tools.
March 12, 2015
Google rolls out Nearline, its cloud cold storage answer to Amazon Glacier, offering low cost, limitless capacity and access to data in seconds.
February 16, 2015
Developers have enjoyed an era of 'free cloud love,' with unlimited public cloud access. But nothing lasts forever, as IT looks to rein in the cloud.
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